Festive Update 02.09.11

Festive Update 02.09.11
Wild Harvest UK

Wild Harvest UK

Standard Supplier 2nd September 2011

Festive Update 02.09.11

Hello Chef,
I hope you’ve had a good week.  We’re already thinking about Christmas at Wild Harvest, so here is an alternative to your weekly update to let you know what we will be stocking our warehouse with this festive period.
Just to let you know we are expecting Long-Legged Red Partridge for the end of this week and there is a possibility of Cep for mid-week.  The flush of Ceps we received fromRomania were beautiful and we hope the same quality will continue as October season rolls on steadily.  Due to weather conditions inFrance, Chanterelles are not available this week, though we are expecting more reliable sources fromBulgaria,Spain andScotland in the next fortnight or so.
We also have a promotion on Italian Cooking wines until the end of September, saving you £4.00 on a 9L case.  Please speak to your account manager for more information.
So, ho ho ho…
Wild Mushrooms & Truffles

South African Cep & Frozen European
Chanterelle
American Girolles
Pied De Mouton
Trompette de la Mort

 

French Perigord Truffles
Italian White Truffles

This sits alongside our extensive range of truffle products including excelled white and black Urbani truffle oils, truffle honey and tartufata truffle paste. 
Seasonal Produce

Pear William
Leafy Clementine
Crab Apples
Muscat Grapes
Quince
Sloes
English Cox & Royal Gala Apples
Fresh Cranberries to sit alongside our range of frozen, dried and jarred cranberries

 

Globe & Baby Artichokes
Candy & Golden Beetroot
Jerusalem Artichokes
Chervil Root
Crosnes (Japanese Artichoke)
Parsley Root
Salsify
Iron Bar Pumpkins
Romanesco

Candied & Dried Fruit & Nuts
A broad selection of candied and dried fruit and nuts; perfect for Christmas Puddings, or a modern twist on a traditional classic, such as Heston’s sell out Christmas Pudding from last year at Waitrose…
Fresh, cooked and vacuum Chestnuts packed in various preserved forms, bearing the Imbert brand
Dairy
We will supplement our year-round range with AOC Crème Fraiche flavoured with Calvados or Armagnac from Isigny inBrittany. Rich all-butter Puff Pastry is also available, labour saving and beautiful.
This is the season for Vacherin Mont d’Or cheese. Perfect baked with Perigord truffle or studded with rosemary and garlic, drizzled with olive oil (à la Mum and Dad on the farm for Christmas Eve).
Fresh Pasta
Our fresh Italian pasta is made daily inLondon using the best Italian ingredients. 
It is a great labour-saving course or accompaniment
Meat & Fish

Foie Gras fromLes Landes,France
French Goose
Red Tractor-assured Turkey
Label Rouge Capons (male Chickens) & Poularde
Gressingham Duck
Scottish Venison & Winged Game
Irish & English Aged Beef
Irish Ox Cheeks
Suckling Pigs
Pata Negra Hams
Goose & Duck Fat

 

Tsar Cut & long-sliced Scottish smoked salmon
An new, improved selection of high-end farmed Caviar 

Dry Store & Pastry

Cooking Wines & Spirits: A full range including Port, Madeira, Brandy and Eau de Vies. 
Chocolate: Amedei, Cacao Barry & Callebaut to cover all bases
Spices: from anise to vanilla and back again
Sicoly Fruit Purees: a labour-saver at a busy time of year and consistently flavoursome in a quiet period for the fresh fruit growing season
Sosa: distinguish your desserts and save time with these Spanish wonder-products that include powdered colourants (gold, silver, red, green etc available) and ice-cream and sorbet stabilizers.  Ask your account manager for a Sosa DVD to explore the entire range 

If there are any particular festive products you are looking for please do let us know. 
As always if you have any further questions please do get in touch, or in touch with your account manager. 
On that note I’m off to dress up as a pirate and finally getting a chance to have a go on the tractor.  If you are attending the Specialty Fine Food Fair on Monday please do tweet @wildharvestuk it’s always good to put a face to a name.
Have a great weekend chef, and an early Merry Christmas.
Best wishes,
Louise Thomas
Wild Harvest
0207 498 5397
[email protected]

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